An attempt to curate the practical and insightful when it comes to the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

{Musing Mathematically}: Conceptualizing Drills … finding a way to bridge the conceptual & procedural

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11 hours ago
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Side by Side: The SAT Changes and the Common Core

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Below is a College Board summary of the current and redesigned exam, and an Education Week analysis providing relevant material in the Common Core State Standards.
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17 hours ago
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A teacher rethinks English class using law school seminars

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At Bedford Academy, a teacher rethinks English class using law school seminars Chalkbeat Colorado Matthew said that argument was the focus of her English classes even before the Common Core learning standards were formally introduced.


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18 hours ago
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The Redesigned SAT

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Using a MOOC model to advance equity of access. GUEST COLUMN | by Emily Kissane The College Board’s announcement of a significant redesign of the SAT garnered wide attention from prospective colleg…
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1 day ago
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Recommendations for Common Core Assessment Implementation

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Read the report. Washington, D.C. – The transition to the Common Core State Standards offers an important opportunity to replace America’s flawed and misaligned assessment system with better and fairer tests, according to a new report released…
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2 days ago
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How are you keeping it real? How do you align w/#ccss w/o sacrificing inner teacher?

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In this post, we share information about our upcoming pre-conference institute at IRA in New Orleans on May 9, 2014. (How are you keeping it real? How do you align w/#ccss w/o sacrificing inner teacher?


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3 days ago
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Teachers and students embracing new standards — what’s so scary about that?

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Teachers and students embracing new standards — what’s so scary about that?

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3 days ago
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PVLEGS: An Acronym that’s Transforming my Students into Speakers, not just Talkers | Teaching the Core

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Before I start lathering at the mouth about PVLEGS, let me just state plainly that this acronym for effective speaking was developed by Erik Palmer.


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3 days ago
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Verdict Is In: The Final Draft of Indiana Proposed Standards Stink

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Ok some folks are now weighing in on the final draft of Indiana’s proposed academic standards that was released earlier this week.Dr.
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17 hours ago
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'We're poised to lead the country' - King on future of NY ed

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MT @JohnKingNYSED: .New York’s leadership in learning & 3 new initiatives supporting #CCSS transition: http://t.co/YZ190bzk5o @ValarieJKaras
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18 hours ago
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Blog | Military Child Education Coalition and #Commoncore

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The MCEC identifies unique challenges facing military-connected children, increases awareness of these challenges in military and educational communities, and implements programs to meet these challenges.
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18 hours ago
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Common Core: Honoring the Societal Contract of Success through Education

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One teacher says previous standards and assessments haven’t prepared enough students for the 21st century.
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2 days ago
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The testing pendulum

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The testing pendulumAndy SmarickApril 15, 2014The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act in 2002 was the apotheosis of the standards-assessments-accountability movement, which had been building for about two decades.

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3 days ago
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Teaching Critical Thinking to Teach Writing

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"writing may help students develop their critical-thinking skills, but writing does not necessarily teach critical thinking”


 ”The best way to help students learn critical thinking may be to actually teach it.”


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3 days ago
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Planning Text-Dependent Questions

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The Common Core emphasizes close reading and text-dependent questions. So what are text-dependent questions, and how can teachers develop them?
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3 days ago
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